One Father’s Mission to Make Science Fun & Accessible

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This dad created a picture book to teach his daughter that chemistry can be fun.

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Sex Education is letting British Teenagers Down

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We need to look deeper at our society and the moral meanings that are attached to sexuality, sexual behaviour and sex and relationship education.

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On the Purpose of a Liberal Arts Education

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A liberal arts education can give students much more than rote skills. It can (and should) give them empathy, a way past themselves, a world imminently more alive.

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How do Young Boys Decide What’s Fair?

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What does the research say about how kids view discipline? You may be surprised.

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What do Special Educators Need to Succeed?


A shortage of special education teachers is threatening the ability of schools in many states to provide high-quality education to students with disabilities.

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The Critical Importance of Gun Safety


A man learns about gun safety from his girlfriend, who introduced him to guns.

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Tuition in Wonderland: Higher Education Funding in Europe and the United States

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When Kurt Ellenberger first arrived in Austria to study European jazz, he was impressed with socialized education; upon further inspection, Ellenberger finds some reason for skepticism.

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Parents: Life Goes on for Your Children Regardless of Where They Attend College

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What matters most for your child: prestige or experience?

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No, Mr. Trump, Charter Schools are NOT ‘Terrific’

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Charter schools, touted as an easy answer to education problems, aren’t an answer at all.

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(Bi) Lateral Thinking is not a Puzzle

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Is it time to debunk the abomination known as a lateral thinking puzzle?

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Straight A Students May Not be the Best Students

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How do innovators acquire their skills?

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Ten Seventeenth-Century Remedies You’d Probably Want to Avoid


Dr. Alun Withey takes on old medical advice that might not be so advantageous for your health today.

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When Schools Get Local, Does Education Improve?

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One key question: Does giving control over curriculum and standards back to states and communities improve the quality of learning?

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How a Prison Education Saved me From a Lifetime Behind Bars


Education has the power to transform, and it’s time we put that power to work.

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At What Age is it Easiest to Learn a Second Language?

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Is it too late to learn a second language?

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The War on Sassiness

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A male teacher examines how trivializing anger from girls and overreacting to anger in boys hurts all of us.

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